Killed for Writing Too Much

Yet another journalist has been killed in Mexico. This further cements Mexico’s growing reputation as a place where journalists can be silenced with impunity, similar to Russia.

Yet another journalist has been killed in Mexico.  The body of crime reporter Bladimir Antuna García was discovered on Monday night, alongside a note which said

This happened to me for giving information to soldiers and for writing too much

The Committee to Protect Journalists has the full story.

Bladimir is the fourth journalist to die this year.  President Calderon, a staunch ally and friend of the UK and EU, pays lip-service to the need to investigate these killings and bring the perpetratorsto justice… yet the violence continues.  This latest death further entrenches Mexico’s reputation as a place where journalists can be silenced with impunity, similar to Russia.

2 thoughts on “Killed for Writing Too Much”

  1. There is always going to be something like this occuring-politi​cs and writing are not a good or safe mix, obviously not to say censor I may add-not on the writing thing but look to Afghanistan to how bad things are-smiling Karzi, no wonder he is smiling…..

  2. There is always going to be something like this occuring-politics and writing are not a good or safe mix, obviously not to say censor I may add-not on the writing thing but look to Afghanistan to how bad things are-smiling Karzi, no wonder he is smiling…..

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